E. J. Dionne: “Religion is Always There”

The Washington Post columnist and author of Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent talks religion and politics with correspondent Kim Lawton and says, “Religion is always there below the surface in our politics”: Will Catholic voters be moved by the US bishops’ appeals to religious liberty? Can President Obama make any inroads with evangelical conservatives? What role will Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith play? Have the Democrats backed away from working with religious voters?